06Apr/09

Low number of organ transplants due to lack of donors – Kansas State Collegian


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Low number of organ transplants due to lack of donors
Kansas State Collegian, KS
Some numbers: The United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) reports that there are over 101000 people waiting for transplants today (http://www.unos.org). Most are waiting for kidneys (79000), livers (15500) and hearts (2500). In 2008, there were 28000
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31Mar/09

Clinic performs first transvaginal kidney removal, plans a second – The Plain Dealer – cleveland.com

Clinic performs first transvaginal kidney removal, plans a second
The Plain Dealer – cleveland.com, OH
He asked Calhoun if she would consider being a candidate for a transvaginal nephrectomy. "My interest was the recovery period," said Calhoun. The transvaginal nephrectomy kept Calhoun from having either a huge scar on her back with the traditional

30Mar/09

16-month-old becomes 'youngest organ donor in country' – Hindu


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16-month-old becomes 'youngest organ donor in country'
Hindu, India
Pratap C Reddy, founder and chairman of Apollo group of hospitals, claimed that the 16-year-old was the youngest cadaver organ donor in the country. Abhilasha' was born to businessman Rajendra Rahurikar and his wife Vineeta, 15 years after their
Little Abhilasha Is Still Alive! TopNews
Little Abhilasha lives on Hindu
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